2017 BMW M5 Specs, Price

The new 2017 BMW M5 is the best high performing sports sedans that will hit the market, offering lots of luxury features as well as a massively powerful drive train that could easily beat any type of high performance super-cars. The current BMW model has been around from 2013 and it has remained much unchanged since then. However, this new 5-Series has been refreshed and several new changes are likely to be carried over to the new model; 2017 BMW M5 which despite currently being under wraps, it has already been spied testing with quite impressive result.

2017 BMW M5 front view

2017 BMW M5 – Interior and Exterior Design

On the interior, there are going to be few changes that are going to make this new 2017 BMW M5 model to be a more pleasant car for one to drive. Firstly, the base trim will get carbon or aluminum fiber inserts as opposed to the usual wood or the odd looking chromed pieces. This is a big improvement when compared to the 2016 model. In addition, its instrument cluster is likely to receive a bigger 10-inch screen as opposed to the 2 usual dials that could also be carried over to lesser versions of the BMW model.

On the other hand, the exterior design of the 2017 BMW M5 is likely going to be carried over with a few minor changes such as the new LED tail lights and headlights, new exhaust and a different branding for xDrive models. The front side of the vehicle has brand new lines with a shaped hood. We are also supposing a luxurious appearance of the vehicle. At the front side of the vehicle is a well situated brand-new lighting bulb, adding to the fog lights and an outstanding grille design similar to a net. Fog lights bulb will be tinted and this will result into a more hostile appearance of the vehicle.

2017 BMW M5 interior

2017 BMW M5 – Engine and Performance

The new 2017 BMW M5 sedan is going to make use of the same 4.4 liters’ twin-turbocharged V8 engine from the previous model. However, BMW will make a few changes to the engine. Firstly, the base trim power level shall offer around 580 hp. The new competition package is likely to offer over 600 hp so as to allow the BMW M5 to compete with the 640 hp CTS-V as well as the upcoming 650 hp Audi RS6. In accordance with increase in power, this new BMW M5 model should also be faster with an anticipated 0-60 MPH time of below 3.5 seconds.

The biggest news on this model come in form of the new transmission mode that is going to mean a 4-wheel drive M5 for the first time or xDrive M5 that will make use of a several versions of the seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission from the base level version. The six-speed manual transmission on the other hand is likely to be discontinued. An unrestricted version may also be available only with the rear wheel drive system; a version which might hit over 206 MPH, making it faster than CTS-V.

2017 BMW M5 rear view

2017 BMW M5 – Price and Release Date

The 2017 BMW M5 price shall not change a lot with the base level model being expected to hit US markets for around 95,000 dollars, similar to the previous model. Nevertheless, the new performance versions of this car should cost over 120,000 dollars, nearly 15,000 dollars more than the previous model. The new model will be released in fall 2016 and then go on sale in early 2017.